The queso here is made with poblanos, and the shrimp and crab chile rellenos comes with a pleasant surprise on top. For brunch, try Pork Carnitas Hash, a toothsome tangle of moist pork under a salsa verde.
Drop by this chain to eat in or take out; the ingredients are fresh, and the service is great.
This inviting little spot offers quality sushi and sashimi at reasonable prices, as well as noodle bowls, teriyaki, bento boxes, and tempura. Keen attention to detail makes this a place to remember.
Turkish-born Nikki Kaya is the chef, and she is a chemical engineer in nutritional analysis by trade. The pita wraps come stuffed with lamb and beef, or chicken, and are generously filled with lettuce, tomato, sautéed onions, feta, jalapeños, and tart tatziki sauce. Pies include spinach, and grass-fed meat that uses new potatoes, and onion, wrapped in a crunchy pastry pillow. Don't miss the beet salad.
Starting as a food truck, this place takes on a brick-and-mortar business competing admirably against Austin's other ramen contenders. Housemade gyoza, Chashu Don of roast pork and rice, among other deviations, make this spot more than a one-trick pony.
A welcoming vegetarian refuge since 1979, the meatless menu presents a mix of Southern and Tex-Mex options, including a selection of soups, salads, and heartier fare.
This chain eatery serves reliable, generic Italian food at reasonable prices. A popular family place and a safe choice for those who fear the food-unknown.
This place mashes up fresh and hyper-flavorful Southwestern and pan-Asian ingredients in the best way. Wake up the taste buds with a pad thai taco.
Already addicted to the "Bánh Mi" sliders – pork, cucumber, and pickled carrots stuffed inside steamed Peking buns, we tried the PhoNatic Roll. Its contrast in texture is due to pork cake and pickled carrots wrapped in crispy eggroll skin. For your noodle fix, try the Mì Hoành Thánh Thap Cam with hearty wontons.
Brick-and-mortar version of popular South Austin food truck offers allergy and paleo-friendly cuisine, butter coffee, bone broth, and more.
This friends-and-family joint on Burnet Road makes it easy to settle into a friendly din and dig in to some good, cheesy comfort food. Proprietary brews plus an impressive roster of other microbreweries await you here.
Who ya gonna call when you're craving good wings in the wee hours? These folks are frying and flying until 2am.
A family-friendly pub with an affordable, broad selection of draft pints caters to parents with reliable burger standards and to kids with sliders – but, unfortunately, no slides.
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